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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ajay Pandey & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/06/2020 regarding remedial action against illegal sand mining on the river bed between Etawah and Jalaun District including Auraiya District, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.D. Rizwan Vs State of Jharkhand dated 10/06/2020. The matter related to riverbed sand mining in Dumka District of the State of Jharkhand, which according to the applicant was against the Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines, 2016 framed by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) which allowed riverbed sand mining only during the dry season and not in the rainy season.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Laxmidhar Palai & Others Vs District Collector, Balasore & Others dated 09/06/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Praveen Richariya & Others Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 03/06/2020 regarding granite mining in Khasra No. 593, Gram- Luv Kush Nagar, Chattarpur, Madhya Pradesh. The area covered is 11.75 hectare.

The mining industry is one of the most polluting, deadly, and destructive industries in the world. Yet to date, mining company responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have received little public scrutiny compared to other industries seeking to profit from this crisis.

Order of the National Green Tribunal, Central Zone Bench (Bhopal) in the matter of Green and Green Lawyers Vs Directorate of Geology and Mines Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 01/06/2020.

Undersigned is directed to state that the guidelines for formulation of Mining plan and Mine Closure Plan has been amended. It has been decided by the Government that all coal (including lignite) mining operations in India shall henceforth be governed as per modified guidelines.

Undersigned is directed to state that the guidelines for formulation of Mining plan and Mine Closure Plan has been amended. It has been decided by the Government that all coal (including lignite) mining operations in India shall henceforth be governed as per modified guidelines.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bhanwar Lal & Others Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 22/05/2020.

The matter relates to large scale illegal minings being carried out in village Surajpura, Gopal Sagar, Kanakheda, Piplaz and Lehri and surrounding area in Ajmer, Rajasthan, especially near the catchment area of Shakti Sagar Lake. The Tribunal, expressed its displeasure at the lack of compliance of the NGT order of February 28, 2017, which included re-filling of pits, removal of anikits, restoration of the land of catchment area to its original form.

In connection with the allocation of coal blocks the Central Government shall - (a) identify the coal blocks for allocation as per the standard technical parameters; (b) specify the manner of allocation through - (i) auction; or (ii) allotment to Government Company or corporation under clause (a) of the proviso to section 11A of the Act; or (iii

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